- Assume Love
- Miller’s Law
- Pace, why do you put your empty coffee cup next to the sink?
- Kyeli, how could you have bought me the shampoo that I asked you to get for me?
- Patty got stuck in the bathtub
- You can assume love and still take care of your own protection.
- look for the third alternative
- Compromise = “I’m willing to take some pain as long as the person I love the most gets the same amount of pain.”
- “Expect to be loved, and expect that all the ways you thought you would be loved are wrong.”
- “Every expectation is a premeditated resentment.”
- “We don’t trust that we’ve chosen someone wonderful enough that what they will give us is even better than what we expected to receive.”
- “I love you” vs. “I’m in love with you”
- this also applies to good friendships and relationships with your children
- Assume your customers want to buy what I’m selling if it will help them.
- The question to identify a harmful relationship: “Would my partner protect me if anyone else tried to do to me what my partner is doing to me?”
You can find Patty at assumelove.com, and keep an eye out for her upcoming book with the working title “Love Like You Don’t Share a Bathroom.”
To subscribe or listen to past episodes of Wild Crazy Meaningful Life, visit WildCrazyMeaningful.com.